Admit it. You've always wanted to know whether farts can carry germs.
If you've ever wondered what it is about beans in particular that gives you gas, or just need a farting refresher, this strangely adorable animation guides you through a bean's journey from teeth to toot.
Here's technology we can all get behind for our occasionally smelly behinds. Shreddies is a pair of underwear that promises to filter out farts. Seriously, it's supposed kill your fart's smell and be able to neutralize odors up to 200 times the stinky strength of the average fart. So even if you have a particularly…
We already know that farting astronauts are serious business, but the fact is that even the best-trained moonwalker can't stop themselves from passing gas. Apollo 16 astronaut John Young didn't just fart prolifically while on the moon, he colorfully described his flatulence during a mission debriefing.
How better to end the day than with some ichthyological flatulence? Thanks to an undersea robot, we've recorded some fish off the coast of Florida producing some previously unknown sounds. And the best explanation really is that the fish are farting.
Humans produce two flammable gases: hydrogen and methane. Flammable gases accumulate in an enclosed space and can ignite. Astronauts are humans who spend lots of time in enclosed space. The logic is irrefutable. So, what's the risk to farting astronauts?
Is flatulence ruining your love life? My friends, look no further than the Better Marriage Blanket, a fart-absorbing wünderspread that means you'll never again have to blame it on the dog. This is a real thing!
For someone who constantly deals with gases emitted from strangers' derrieres, Dr. Lester Gottesman sure looks cheery. Then again, how could a man who explains that the signature smell of people's farts is determined at birth not look permanently amused?
Back when we worked in an office, trying to pass gas discretely when there were people around was the highlight of our day. Alas, more often than not, the keen nose of our coworkers would alert them to our rear-corridor escapades.